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Tuesday, July 26, 2011


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Duke LifePoint, MPMC Ink Operating Agreement

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 26, 2011

The Maria Parham Medical Center board and Duke LifePoint Healthcare have signed a joint operating agreement giving Duke LifePoint 80% ownership of the Henderson, NC hospital and eliminating MPMC's debt.

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12 Benefits of Leasing Equipment

By: Scott Daugherty, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2011

For many medical practices and healthcare networks, equipment leasing is a viable option for obtaining the equipment required to provide leading patient care while conserving cash. The decision to lease comes with at least a dozen favorable consequences related to taxes, cash forecasting, and flexibility of terms.

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MGMA: Compensation for Medical Practice Administrators 'Static'

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 26, 2011

While some medical practice management professionals report slight increases in compensation, likely in recognition of expanded responsibilities, median compensation for practice administrators remain largely flat, a Medical Group Management Association survey shows.

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Oncologist Sentenced in Medicare Drug Scam

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 26, 2011

An California cancer doctor has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison  for bilking Medicare and other public and private health insurance providers for up to $1 million for injectable cancer medications that were never provided, the Department of Justice says.

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Oncologist Sentenced in Medicare Drug Scam

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 26, 2011

An California cancer doctor has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison  for bilking Medicare and other public and private health insurance providers for up to $1 million for injectable cancer medications that were never provided, the Department of Justice says.

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ASHHRA Survey Details HR's Strategic Priorities

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2011

More than any other area of healthcare leadership, HR straddles a unique position between the strategic long view, and rubber-hits-the-road tactical implementation. At the strategic level, it's about matching the employee with the mission, American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration survey results show.

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ICD-10 Jangles Financial Leaders' Nerves

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2011

Nearly half of all financial leaders surveyed by HealthLeaders Media anticipate a revenue loss of some kind from ICD-10. Even more salient: They anticipate losing margin over the next few years.

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Webcast: Creating an ACO Marketing Language

By: June 21, 2011

Date: July 27, 2011
About: As a marketer, you need to learn the new paradigm of managing population health vs. growing patient volume in a traditional environment. Advance your understanding of how to align ACO marketing with business needs, as well as market accountability to providers, and ultimately your community. LINK: http://www.hcmarketplace.com/prod.cfm?id=9597&s=EZINEADH&e_topic=WS_HLM2

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Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs

By: June 13, 2011

Date: August 16, 2011
What: Attend on-site or participate via live webcast.
About: Get accountable care strategies from ACO pioneers Norton Healthcare, Humana, and Palmetto Health--first movers who already have experienced the challenges of building a new framework for healthcare delivery.
LINK: http://www.hcmarketplace.com/prod-9589-EZINEADB&e_topic=WS_HLM2

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